Enjoy On and Off-Court Entertainment and Activities!
Come experience one of the premier ATP World Tour and WTA tournaments in beautiful Southern California.

BNP Paribas Challenge

Monday, March 2 - Saturday, March 7 (Matches start at 9:00am Mon.-Wed., 10:00am Thurs. & Fri., Noon Sat.)

The BNP Paribas Challenge is a pre-qualifying tournament for the BNP Paribas Open providing both men and women tennis players the opportunity to earn a spot in the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying event. The entry fee is $50. Champions will advance to the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying event March 9 & 10 (women) and March 10 & 11 (men).  

For more information click here.  

BNP Paribas Open Kids Day

Saturday, March 7 1:00pm-4:00pm

Come out to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden for fun activities on and off the court including on-court clinics, The Living Desert's Wildlife On Wheels, Harper for Kids, ACEing Autism and ATP World Tour and WTA professional player appearances. This FREE event is open to the general public.


McEnroe Challenge for Charity presented by Masimo

Saturday, March 7 at 6:00 pm

The McEnroe Challenge for Charity presented by Masimo will feature John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, Tracy Austin, Lindsay Davenport, James Blake, Rick Leach, Coco Vandeweghe and Madison Keys in a TeamTennis format exhibition benefiting local charities in Stadium 2. Tickets are not available at this time.

WTA Main Draw Ceremony

Monday, March 9 at 3:00pm, Stadium Plaza

Come join Tournament Director, Steve Simon and WTA professional players in making the 2015 BNP Paribas Open women’s main draw. You may be one of the lucky people chosen to assist and have your photo taken with guest player or you may win prize giveaways! 

WTA Qualifying Rounds

Monday, March 9 & Tuesday, March 10 starting at 11:00am. Gates open at 10:00am. Free Admission.

ATP World Tour Main Draw Ceremony

Tuesday, March 10 at 3:00pm, Stadium Plaza

Come join Tournament Director, Steve Simon and ATP World Tour professional players in making the 2015 BNP Paribas Open men’s main draw. You may be one of the lucky people chosen to assist on stage and have your photo taken with guest player or you may win prize giveaways!

ATP Qualifying Rounds

Tuesday, March 10 & Wednesday, March 11 starting at 11:00am. Gates open at 10:00am (Free Admission on Tuesday Only)

Tennis Talk

Wednesday, March 11-Friday, March 20 at 12:30pm, Tennis Garden Village Stage

Join our renowned guest host Wayne Bryan and special guests throughout the week for lively tennis talk about players and matches. Answer the question of the day for your chance to win a Jeffrey Scott Fine Magnetics bracelet.  (times and days are subject to change).

Stadium 1 Promotions

Join the fun! March 11-22!

Join us March 15-18 when Stadium 1 opens at 10:00am for Serve It Up where lucky fans will have a chance to come on court and meet a player.  Then throughout the tournament, sponsors will engage fans to win prizes and much more.

Onsite Activities

Monday, March 9 – Sunday, March 22

A fan-friendly putting green is just steps away from the City of Indian Wells’ booth in The Courtyard, a great place to practice before heading out to one of the world-class golf courses in Indian Wells. Enjoy complimentary massages at the booth, while players and fans alike have a chance to make their best funny or silly face for the Twitter Mirror.

Bank of the West welcomes fans to its exhibitor booth to show off their most smashing moves with Bank of the West’s Smash Cam, a wrap-around camera array that gives you a one-of-a-kind, 180° photo to share with family and friends.

Test your hand-eye coordination at the Emirates World Tour Challenge booth for the chance to win top prizes.

Esurance, the official insurance partner, invites fans to visit their booth for a personalized, in-depth analysis of their tennis swing using innovative technology. They’ll also be giving tennis enthusiasts up-close and personal access to some of the game’s biggest stars with autograph sessions around the grounds.

Driving onto the sponsor team this year is Audi. Visit the Audi car displays where the Audi Brand Specialists will introduce you to the full line of German-engineered luxury automobiles.

Get your free printed photo! Post a picture on Instagram using #LavazzaLovesTennis then pick up your photo at the Lavazza booth.

Wheelchair Exhibition

Wednesday, March 11 on Stadium 1 between matches 3 & 4

See the outstanding skills of these top-ranked Paralympic wheelchair tennis players as they compete in an exhibition match on Stadium 1 and learn about the Indian Wells Tennis Garden's new weekly wheelchair clinics.


Serve It Up presented by Esurance

Sunday, March 15 - Wednesday, March 18

Make sure to arrive early when Stadium 1 opens at 10:30am forServe It Up where lucky fans will have a chance to come on court and meet a player.

Indian Wells

City of Indian Wells Residents Day

Thursday, March 12

Residents of Indian Wells receive complimentary tickets to a full-day of matches. For more information or to obtain tickets please visit the City of Indian Wells’ City Hall.


Fila Fashions at the BNP Paribas Open

Thursday, March 12 between Stadium 1 matches 1&2
Join us at the Village Stage for an informal fashion show debuting Fila’s new Ready Set Glow & Suit Collection designed by 2013 WGSN Global Fashion Awards finalist Francine Candiotti. Francine will be there to discuss the line and how her creative approach taps into FILA’s rich heritage, while integrating a bold spirit through dynamic, modern details.


Fila's #StartARacket Social Stop

Throughout the BNP Paribas Open, check out Fila’s #StartARacket Social Stop inside the Fila store. Find all the latest news at the BNP Paribas Open & see your Instagram Posts and Tweets on Fila’s social wall. How do you #StartARacket?

Bryan Bros. Band perform on the Village Stage

Thursday, March 12 5:00pm-7:00pm

The Tennis Garden Village rocks with the #1 doubles team in the world, Mike and Bob Bryan, take the stage as the Bryan Bros Band featuring Dan Deshara on vocals, Jim Bogios, Counting Crows drummer, songwriter George Holdcroft on sax.

Champions Night

Thursday, March 12 
Come watch great tennis while benefiting The Champions Volunteer Foundation and many other local charities. A percentage of all purchased evening session single tickets is donated to the Foundation so take advantage of a special ticket price of only $15 for this evening and bring your family, the club members, your club’s tennis leagues and have fun while supporting local charities. Come early to enjoy evening entertainment on the Village Stage.

Tennis Village Entertainment presented by 95.9 FM The OASIS

Friday, March 13-Friday, March 20 5:00pm-7:00pm
The Tennis Garden Village comes alive each evening with live music and entertainment presented by 95.9 FM The OASIS, perfect for a rest between matches while enjoying a meal from our food village vendors. Entertainment Schedule:

March 13 - The Smooth Brothers
March 14 - Joe Baldino
March 15 - Gina Carey
March 16 - Sergio
March 17 - Milton Merlos
March 18 - John Stanley King
March 19 - Jeri Lynne
March 20 - Art of Sax

Michelob ULTRA Day

Friday, March 13 Michelob ULTRA welcomes you to the BNP Paribas Open. With only 95 calories and 2.6 carbs, Michelob ULTRA is the superior light beer to enjoy during today’s matches. Long live the ULTRA life.

Salute to Heroes

Friday, March 13
A special ceremony recognizing veterans, military personnel, police and firemen will follow the first evening session match on Stadium 1. All veterans and current military, police and fire personnel receive (2) complimentary tickets for the evening session. Show proper ID at any of the box offices.

Emirates Day

Saturday, March 14

Saturday is Emirates Day! Look for a complimentary Emirates cap at entry gates to the grounds. Fans can participate in the "Emirates Airline Ball Flight" promotion on Stadium 1 for a chance to win great prizes including round-trip airfare from Los Angeles to Dubai.

BNP Paribas Tennis Ball Recycle Booth

Saturday, March 14-Sunday, March 15 10:00am-2:00pm & Saturday, March 21-Sunday, March 22 10:00am-12:00pm

For the sixth year, BNP Paribas is partnering with reBounces to promote green initiatives with their "Rally, Roundup and Recycle" program. Bring your old, used tennis balls and the first 1,000 patrons who bring (6) used tennis balls or more to the north side of the Superwall in Stadium Plaza will receive (1) FREE can of Penn Tennis Balls. ReBounces is keeping tennis balls in play and out of landfills, while growing the game by making affordable practice balls available to everyone.

USTA Member Appreciation Reception

Tuesday, March 17 2:00pm-3:30pm

USTA members enjoy refreshments and visit with ATP World Tour and/or WTA players. Hosted by the USTA. Valid USTA membership card is required for entry.


Esurance Day

Wednesday, March 18

Arrive early to score a Yowie Towel when you enter the grounds (limited supply) and be in Stadium 1 for a chance to participate in Serve It Up before the matches start.

Meet Mariel Hemingway

Wednesday, March 18 2:30pm

Meet Mariel Hemingway, Cambria brand advocate, Academy Award nominee, author and wellness expert at the Cambria booth.

The OASIS Night

Thursday evening, March 19

95.9 FM The OASIS will be sponsoring special entertainment between evening session matches on Stadium 1 featuring guest performer Chase Huna with Steve Oliver.

Player Autograph Signings

Check the daily draw sheet on-site at the information booths, The Desert Sun newspaper and the Tennis Warehouse retail tent for daily listing of player autograph signings on-site.

BNP Paribas Open Collegiate Challenge presented by Oracle

Friday, March 20 - Sunday, March 22

Come watch college tennis at the BNP Paribas Open featuring Baylor University, Brigham Young University, Columbia University, University of Oklahoma, Purdue University, University of Tulsa, University of California Berkeley and University of Southern California. Play begins at 9:00am and free admission is for the patrons with BNP Paribas Open tickets or event credentials for the respective dates.

BNP Paribas Open Championship Weekend

Saturday, March 21 & Sunday, March 22 
Arrive early as the final weekend is sure to be full of entertainment on and off the court beginning at the gates and throughout the grounds. 

BNP Paribas Open Tri-Level Championships

Thursday, March 19 - Sunday, March 22
Tri-Level Championships, a doubles competition representing 17 different United States Tennis Association (USTA) Sections from around the country, will be held over the final weekend of the BNP Paribas Open. The members of the winning section will win a Fila product package, the official sportswear company of the BNP Paribas Open.  For more information click here.

BNP Paribas Open Senior Cup

Monday, March 23 - Thursday, March 26
Join over 700 amateur players in a Senior (50 years of age and over) and Super Senior (60 years of age and over) Team Tennis Doubles Tournament. Divisions include Senior men 3.5 and 4.0 and Senior women 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5. Super Senior men and women 3.5 and 4.0. The event will be played at different country clubs and resorts in the Coachella Valley with the finals being held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Thursday, March 26.  For more information and to register your team click here.